DreamHack arranges a lot of Esport tournaments for all audiences ranging from casual and fun, to real hard core attracting professional players. All major genres like Team FPS, Duel FPS, Racing, Fighting, Sports, and strategic games are featured at DreamHack festivals at some level. Many of the tournaments are open for everybody and often starts in the BYOC area then moves on to a tournament area. The final for the main games is played in front of thousand of people on dedicated esport arenas, the main stage or in the LAN.
Here you will find more detailed information on the esport tournaments at DreamHack Summer 2017. We will update as soon as information is released!
Launched in 2012, DreamHack Open is DreamHack’s premiere esports circuit featuring multiple live LAN tour stops across Europe. Eight CSGO teams from around the world will compete for a chance to reach the $100,000 DreamHack Open event at DreamHack Summer 2017. Stay tuned for more information!
The DreamHack Grand Prix circuit was launched in 2015, starting with the two centrepieces of the DreamHack events, Summer and Winter. In 2016 Grand Prix expanded, adding Austin and Valencia to the list of stops for the tournament. It has expanded into what is now recognised as the largest third party tournament in the Hearthstone scene, spanning across two continents with thousands of participants and over $100,000 in prizes. It is widely considered among players as one of the most prestigious tournaments in competitive Hearthstone to win.
The DreamHack Smash Championship 2017 season will be covering events in North America and Europe. In total there will be $100,000 on the line in Smash tournaments during our 2017 LAN events. Six events will host Smash tournaments; four in North America, and two in Sweden.
StarCraft has a long and storied history at DreamHack events, dating back to DreamHack Winter 2010 where Naama barely edged out MaNa to claim the first StarCraft II trophy in Jönköping. Since then, DreamHack events have always been high points of the year for the StarCraft II community, with a total of 30 champions capturing crowns on DreamHack stages! Next year, in addition to stops at DreamHack Austin, Valencia, and Montreal, StarCraft II returns to Jönköping for DreamHack Summer to cement its place in DreamHack’s lofty halls.
For full details regarding the 2017 StarCraft II World Championship Series, see the announcement on StarCraft2.com/WCS.
Heroes of the Storm is coming back to DreamHack Summer with the Mid-Season Brawl! In 2016, DreamHack Summer hosted the biggest Heroes of the Storm tournament in Europe, and will do it again in 2017. Twelve of the world’s best Heroes of the Storm teams will compete live onsite for their share of the $250,000 prize pool, as well as bragging rights for taking home the first global title of the HGC in 2017!
For more details and to stay up to date about the Mid-Season Brawl check out the official HGC website.